Laura Marlin Composes New Shakespeare Score

April 24, 2013


She has already won a Brit award and been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize twice. But singer-songwriter Laura Marling’s latest project marks a change of direction. She has composed the music for a new production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, which opens at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon on Wednesday evening.

“I got the real fear about doing this,” she told the BBC.

She said she was “daunted” when the Royal Shakespeare Company first approached her.

“I have no knowledge of theatre and I’d say not a huge knowledge of Shakespeare either.”

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